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Fairstone appoints Ulster Bank financial advice team

Fairstone appoints Ulster Bank financial advice team

Fairstone Financial Management has appointed four independent financial advisers to its growing Northern Ireland team, which is based in Lisburn, Belfast.

Karen Black, Seainin Campbell, Raymond Hart and Paul McCord all join the firm from Ulster Bank in Belfast.

Peter Savage, business partner at Fairstone Northern Ireland said: “These latest appointments are the culmination of a great year, which has seen us grow our team, client base and turnover.

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"We look forward to working with each of our new advisers in 2017 in what we expect to be another exciting year for the business.”

Ms Black has more than 20 years’ experience of working in financial services at both Ulster Bank and Danske Bank and specialises in advising clients on financial planning issues such as protection, investments and inheritance tax planning.

Mr Campbell also joins Fairstone following more than 10 years at Ulster Bank, and advises clients on their saving and investment strategies, as well as pension, inheritance tax and retirement planning.

Meanwhile Mr Hart spent more than 20 years at Ulster Bank before taking up this new role with Fairstone and, together with Mr McCord, will advise clients in relation to investments, pensions, inheritance tax, protection and corporate financial planning issues.

Mr McCord said: “Being able to join a Chartered firm with such high ethical standards is important to all of us as advisers, and will help us to develop long term relationships with our clients, built on transparency and trust."

Fairstone Financial Management NI is part of the Fairstone Group and advises more than 3,000 clients across Northern Ireland.

ruth.gillbe@ft.com